Where were you when you read your first Harry Potter book?
For 15 years, people of all ages have been reading about the young wizard. One of my tennis buds was the first one to tell me about Potter. And then my daughter started reading the first book, and we bought the entire series … and read them that summer.
In honor of Harry Potter’s 15th birthday, Scholastic unveiled new covers — the website pointed out that Harry would be 33 by now! All seven books have been given new covers. Can’t say I’m a fan. I liked the old ones
From Scholastic: “There are more than 150 million Harry Potter books in print in the United States alone and the series still hits bestseller lists regularly. The seven Harry Potter books are published in over 200 territories in 74 languages and have sold more than 450 million copies worldwide.”
From Google Facts on Twitter: “J.K. Rowling was the 1st person to ever become a billionaire by writing books.”